Definition of icterine warbler in English:

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icterine warbler

Pronunciation: /ˈɪkt(ə)rʌɪn/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A Eurasian warbler with bright yellow underparts.
  • Hippolais icterina, family Sylviidae
Example sentences
  • The Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina) is a typical migratory bird, who nests in Europe and the central part of West Asia and winters in Africa.
  • The Icterine warbler lives up high in the trees and is often difficult to spot.

Origin

Mid 19th century: icterine from icterus + -ine1.

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